A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us60004wiz. Unique identifier: us60004wiz. Exact location of earthquake, 70.9401° East, 36.45° North, depth 115.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.67 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:54:03 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 17:24:03 / July 27, 2019 @ 5:24 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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